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ABSA Currie Cup: Blue Bulls (24) v Lions (21) F/T


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Bulls, Currie Cup, Lions, Original Content on 18 Sep 2010 at 16:00
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The Blue Bulls, with their backs to the wall, take on the high-flying Lions at Loftus this afternoon.

It’s really simple. Whoever loses this game has a bit of a mountain to climb to reach the semis.

Ref: Craig Joubert
ARs: François Groenewald, Attie Buitendag
TMO: Shaun Veldsman
Venue: Loftus Versveld, Pretoria
Kick-off: 17.05

Blue Bulls: 15 Zane Kirchner, 14 Gerhard van den Heever, 13 Jaco Pretorius, 12 Stefan Watermeyer, 11 Jaco van der Westhuyzen, 10 Jacques-Louis Potgieter, 9 Francois Hougaard, 8 Gerrit-Jan van Velze, 7 CJ Stander, 6 Derick Kuün (captain), 5 Juandré Kruger, 4 Flip van der Merwe, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Chiliboy Ralepelle, 1 Dean Greyling.
Replacements: 16 Gary Botha, 17 Rossouw de Klerk, 18 Jaco Engels, 19 Wilhelm Steenkamp, 20 Okkie Kruger, 21 Dustin Jinka, 22 Stephan Dippenaar.

Lions: 15 Jaco Taute, 14 Jannie Boshoff, 13 Waylon Murray, 12 Doppies la Grange, 11 Michael Killian, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 Warren Whiteley, 7 Josh Strauss, 6 Derick Minnie, 5 Franco van der Merwe (captain), 4 George Earle, 3 Ross Geldenhuys, 2 Martin Bezuidenhout, 1 JC Janse van Rensburg.
Replacements: 16 Edgar Marutlulle, 17 Wayne Swart, 18 Johan Snyman, 19 Wikus van Heerden, 20 JP Joubert, 21 Burton Francis, 22 Marius Delport.



80 Comments

  • GO LIONS!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 1, posted at 18.09.10 16:10:13 by Jarson Reply
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  • LIOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONS!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 2, posted at 18.09.10 16:59:56 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Bulls fielding and unchanged 22 from the side that lost to the Cheetahs last week.

  • Comment 3, posted at 18.09.10 17:04:33 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Stransky and Bladen doing the honours

  • Comment 4, posted at 18.09.10 17:06:46 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Jantjies goes 1 from 1

    Giving him 20 consecutive successful shots at goal

    36 from 41 for the season

    Bulls 0 – 3 Lions

    2min

  • Comment 5, posted at 18.09.10 17:10:21 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • JLP Misses a PK

  • Comment 6, posted at 18.09.10 17:11:44 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • JLP slots a PK

    Bulls 3 – 3 Lions

    8min

  • Comment 7, posted at 18.09.10 17:15:36 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Jantjies going at goal from 48m out

  • Comment 8, posted at 18.09.10 17:20:46 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • He hits the upright.

  • Comment 9, posted at 18.09.10 17:21:25 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Dinner time.

  • Comment 10, posted at 18.09.10 17:21:40 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • I’m out. Celebration time!

  • Comment 11, posted at 18.09.10 17:24:54 by robdylan Reply
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  • I have Bulls by 3. But I wont mind a Lions win.

  • Comment 12, posted at 18.09.10 17:34:09 by Jarson Reply
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  • 3rd time lucky for JLP

  • Comment 13, posted at 18.09.10 17:36:58 by pinkfish Reply
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  • @pinkfish (Comment 13) :

    He’s kicking worse than Lambie. :razz:

  • Comment 14, posted at 18.09.10 17:38:31 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Bulls 6 – 6 Lions

    29min

  • Comment 15, posted at 18.09.10 17:39:22 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • I am having a sugar coated Easter egg for pudding.

    if you are Saffa you’ll know them, the Chocolate egg with the white HARD sugar coating. YUM.

  • Comment 16, posted at 18.09.10 17:42:14 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Pink Shark © (Comment 14) : but JLP doesn’t have that x factor Lambie has.

  • Comment 17, posted at 18.09.10 17:44:28 by pinkfish Reply
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  • Vermaak making some errors tonight. Now that he has renewed his contract he seems to be in comfort zone. ;-)

  • Comment 18, posted at 18.09.10 17:44:31 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • @pinkfish (Comment 17) : YIP!!!!

  • Comment 19, posted at 18.09.10 17:45:05 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • JLP misses another.

    I wonder if he has any Pakistani friends. :roll:

  • Comment 20, posted at 18.09.10 17:46:55 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Pink Shark © (Comment 19) : when the Sharks signed him they were DESPERATE for a flyhalf.

  • Comment 21, posted at 18.09.10 17:48:11 by pinkfish Reply
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  • @KSA Pink Shark © (Comment 20) : :shock: :lol:

  • Comment 22, posted at 18.09.10 17:49:15 by Jarson Reply
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  • HALF TIME

    Bulls 6 – 6 Lions

  • Comment 23, posted at 18.09.10 17:52:15 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • So exciting :roll:

  • Comment 24, posted at 18.09.10 18:00:25 by Jarson Reply
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  • @Jarson (Comment 24) :

    Thrilling. :oops:

  • Comment 25, posted at 18.09.10 18:05:40 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Jantjies PK

    Bulls 6 – 9 Lions

    43min

  • Comment 26, posted at 18.09.10 18:06:47 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • JLP going for a 57m PK :shock:

  • Comment 27, posted at 18.09.10 18:10:26 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Pink Shark © (Comment 27) : He slots it. :shock:

    Bulls 9 – 9 Lions

    47min

  • Comment 28, posted at 18.09.10 18:11:01 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Pink Shark © (Comment 26) : Let me guess what happens next: JLP slots a PK, 9 points each :twisted:

  • Comment 29, posted at 18.09.10 18:11:14 by Jarson Reply
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  • @KSA Pink Shark © (Comment 27) : he misses the easy ones and nails the difficult ones

  • Comment 30, posted at 18.09.10 18:11:18 by pinkfish Reply
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  • @Jarson (Comment 29) : @KSA Pink Shark © (Comment 28) : Oh My! :shock: :twisted:

  • Comment 31, posted at 18.09.10 18:12:23 by Jarson Reply
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  • @pinkfish (Comment 30) : YEAH :?: :?: :?:

    @Jarson (Comment 31) : :razz:

  • Comment 32, posted at 18.09.10 18:14:12 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Crotch totch pawz onghage :twisted: I swear that’s what it sounds like :razz:

  • Comment 33, posted at 18.09.10 18:20:43 by Jarson Reply
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  • JLP slots a PK

    Bulls 12 – 9 Lions

    56min

  • Comment 34, posted at 18.09.10 18:21:04 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Wickus v Heerden binned :roll:

  • Comment 35, posted at 18.09.10 18:23:40 by Jarson Reply
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  • try bulls

  • Comment 36, posted at 18.09.10 18:24:22 by pinkfish Reply
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  • Van Verze try :roll:

  • Comment 37, posted at 18.09.10 18:24:23 by Jarson Reply
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  • Ar trying to make a name for himslef and he F%^KS up completely.

    Puts a flag out for a hightackle by Wikus v Heerden whish the replay shows was NEVER a high tackle.

    V heerden YC

  • Comment 38, posted at 18.09.10 18:24:46 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • i have always called for assistant referrees to have more say, but that was shocking. the high tackle on killian that was ignored was worse.

  • Comment 39, posted at 18.09.10 18:24:48 by try time Reply

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  • @Jarson (Comment 37) : I am going for Bulls cos I picked them on superbru

  • Comment 40, posted at 18.09.10 18:24:52 by pinkfish Reply
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  • @KSA Pink Shark © (Comment 38) : that was a bad call

  • Comment 41, posted at 18.09.10 18:25:25 by pinkfish Reply
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  • @Jarson (Comment 37) : Van Velze :oops:

  • Comment 42, posted at 18.09.10 18:25:28 by Jarson Reply
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  • JLP misses

    Bulls 17 – 9 Lions

    60min

  • Comment 43, posted at 18.09.10 18:25:57 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • @pinkfish (Comment 40) : I also picked Bulls, but I just love watching them lose :twisted:

  • Comment 44, posted at 18.09.10 18:27:38 by Jarson Reply
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  • Watermeyer TRY!!!!!!!!!!

    after brainfart defence from one of the Lions

  • Comment 45, posted at 18.09.10 18:28:14 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • That’s my 6th FL try for the round :cool:

  • Comment 46, posted at 18.09.10 18:28:49 by Jarson Reply
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  • talk about a poor referee decision killing a game. what a farce. sorry lions, but bulls always are above the law. sharks have been on the receiving end many times before.

  • Comment 47, posted at 18.09.10 18:29:36 by try time Reply

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  • Bulls 24 – 9 Lions

    64min

  • Comment 48, posted at 18.09.10 18:29:59 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Go Lions!!!

  • Comment 49, posted at 18.09.10 18:31:33 by Jarson Reply
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  • Doppies TRY!!!!

  • Comment 50, posted at 18.09.10 18:33:46 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Doppies try! :razz: I’m hoping for another margin point.
    Current is 8 and I’m in range.

  • Comment 51, posted at 18.09.10 18:34:41 by Jarson Reply
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  • Conversion missed

    Bulls 24 – 14 Lions

    68min

  • Comment 52, posted at 18.09.10 18:35:00 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • @Jarson (Comment 51) : 10 and I’m not in range :oops: How’d he miss that?

  • Comment 53, posted at 18.09.10 18:35:41 by Jarson Reply
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  • JLP binned after a ruck offence.

  • Comment 54, posted at 18.09.10 18:36:51 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • @Jarson (Comment 53) :

    my margin is 9

  • Comment 55, posted at 18.09.10 18:37:37 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Waylon try!!!

  • Comment 56, posted at 18.09.10 18:43:14 by Jarson Reply
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  • Waylon Murray TRY!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 57, posted at 18.09.10 18:43:15 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Conversion Over

    Bulls 24 – 21 Lions

    76min

  • Comment 58, posted at 18.09.10 18:44:34 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • My margin is 3
    Current is 3
    :cool:
    Please blow the final whistle!

  • Comment 59, posted at 18.09.10 18:45:17 by Jarson Reply
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  • wow

  • Comment 60, posted at 18.09.10 18:45:22 by robdylan Reply
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  • Yes!! 4 from 4, 1 bonus and 1 margin point. Awesome :cool:

  • Comment 61, posted at 18.09.10 18:49:44 by Jarson Reply
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  • FULL TIME

    Blue Bulls 24 – 21 Lions

  • Comment 62, posted at 18.09.10 18:49:49 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • ah man. Wish the Lions coulda pulled that one off. Dangerous team. We need to kill them stone dead next week

  • Comment 63, posted at 18.09.10 18:50:22 by robdylan Reply
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  • i know of an assistent ref that will be getting a good gift this week. wikus’ yc turned the game. few teams can turn such a big deficit in 10 minutes.

  • Comment 64, posted at 18.09.10 18:51:44 by try time Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 64) : and it was a pretty crap call, looking at the replays

  • Comment 65, posted at 18.09.10 18:52:25 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Jarson (Comment 59) : I also picked Bulls by 3

  • Comment 66, posted at 18.09.10 18:52:38 by pinkfish Reply
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  • ‘Keep believing!’

  • Comment 67, posted at 18.09.10 18:53:49 by Jarson Reply
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  • @Jarson (Comment 59) :
    @pinkfish (Comment 66) :

    NICE!!!! :cool:

    My Margin of 9 went by the wayside. :sad:

  • Comment 68, posted at 18.09.10 18:55:00 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • @pinkfish (Comment 66) : I’ll share the point :smile:

  • Comment 69, posted at 18.09.10 18:55:39 by Jarson Reply
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  • The Guy from ABSA handing over the Cheque is Tienie Skietekat. :shock: :lol:

  • Comment 70, posted at 18.09.10 18:56:50 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Pink Shark © (Comment 70) :

    I woulda prefered a surname like “Skiet n Bul”

  • Comment 71, posted at 18.09.10 18:57:22 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • @Jarson (Comment 69) :

    6 of you.

    i’ve started a SLOW climb back to the top.

    Moved from 9 to 6 this week.

  • Comment 72, posted at 18.09.10 18:59:36 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Pink Shark © (Comment 72) : I am languishing in the 20′ies

  • Comment 73, posted at 18.09.10 19:03:53 by pinkfish Reply
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  • @KSA Pink Shark © (Comment 70) : :shock: :lol:

  • Comment 74, posted at 18.09.10 19:08:33 by Jarson Reply
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  • @KSA Pink Shark © (Comment 72) : I’ve moved about 20 places up in the last 2 weeks :cool: I probably wont reach the top 20 though.

  • Comment 75, posted at 18.09.10 19:10:36 by Jarson Reply
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  • @Jarson (Comment 75) :

    29 to 23 for me on ITM. Have passed Wes, had to go AROUND him. :wink:

  • Comment 76, posted at 18.09.10 19:16:29 by KSA Pink Shark © Reply

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  • Its not often I get the royal shits with assistant referees but he single handedly cost the Lions a very good chance at winning that game ..what a plonker!

    Its a trend starting now where tackles are being ref’d pedantically …its spoiling the game … Harden the $%&* UP!

  • Comment 77, posted at 20.09.10 09:27:02 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • Oh Congratulations on the win Bulls …No easy task at the Tank next week ..I feel the dream run has come to an end ..for now :grin:

  • Comment 78, posted at 20.09.10 09:28:48 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 77) : Doppies is going to get an earfull from Mitchell….I was so pissed off when he missed that tackle on Watermeyer.

  • Comment 79, posted at 20.09.10 09:42:02 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 78) : the game is in Joburg, though.

  • Comment 80, posted at 20.09.10 09:59:07 by robdylan Reply
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